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Insertion fragment

Insertion fragments made out of three rows of squares of reticella, alternating with squares of withdrawn elements. On two sides there is a narrow border of reticella.


Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift to the MFA, August 8, 1907

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Possibly Italian, 16th–19th century

Object Place

Possibly Italy

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, plain weave, with withdrawn threads, embroidered with linen thread with button hole, weaving and overcast stitches (withdrawn element, reticella)


Textiles and Fashion Arts